József Váncza

head of research laboratory
1111 Budapest, Kende u. 13-17.
Room number
K 416
+36 1 279 6299
+36 1 4667 503




Education, degrees

  • 1984 MSc in Electrical Engineering, Budapest Technical University
  • 1994 PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest,

Fields of interest

  • Artificial Intelligence and its Engineering Applications, Production Informatics, Industrial Engineering
  • Computer-Aided Process Planning, Production Planning and Scheduling, Production Networks, Sustainable Manufacturing, Multi-Agent Systems, Coordination and Cooperation, Planning, Evolutionary Algorithms, Combinatorial Optimization, Constraint Programming and Optimization


Professional societies


  • Order of Merit of the Hungarian Republic, Knight Cross (2008)
  • MTA SZTAKI MTA Benedikt Ottó Award (2016)
  • MTA SZTAKI Award for outstanding research results (1995, 1998, 2004, 2009, 2013)
  • MTA SZTAKI Publication Award (2007, 2014)
  • Bolyai Research Fellowship of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (1998)

Editorial boards


Author or co-author of 180 publications: among others 60 international journal papers, 31
book chapters and 91 international conference papers. Co-editor of 3 books. Number of independent citations: 1500+. Co-inventor of 10 registered international patents. 

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